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Man assaulted in Scarborough street

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It happened on Morgan Street, Scarborough, at around 6.45am yesterday. The victim, a man in his 40s, was setting off for work when he was approached by a man in dark clothing. The suspect, who is around 6ft tall, assaulted him and fled in the direction of Gladstone Road. Police have launched an investigation and […]

Exciting, life-changing and no two days ever the same

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Working in the Force Control Room (FCR) is like no other job in the world. You will see things and be involved in things that most people will never be exposed to. Your role is a crucial piece of the policing jigsaw and without it, residents of North Yorkshire and anyone passing through wouldn’t get […]

Supply teacher found guilty of sexually assaulting school girls

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Jonathan Philip Clayton, aged 27, from Stockton-On-Tees, denied the allegations during a trial at Teesside Crown Court. However, he was convicted by a jury on all 13 charges today (Tuesday 4 February 2020) and is due to be sentenced on 26 February 2020. The sexual touching offences were committed between March and May 2019 while […]

Witness and dash-cam appeal following fatal A64 collision

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The collision occurred just before 5am this morning, Tuesday 4 February 2020, on the westbound carriageway of the A64 next to York Racecourse. A blue Nissan Juke, a blue Ford Fiesta and a white Vauxhall Viva collided with a pedestrian, a 40-year-old man from Tadcaster, who was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family […]

Man fined £90 for buying alcohol for children

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At 6.30pm on 24 January 2020, a 19-year-old man went into a shop on Commercial Street, Norton, and bought a pack of beer. He went straight outside and gave it to a group of children aged around 16. Shop staff reported their concerns to the police, who attended. Officers checked in-store CCTV and recognised the […]

York appeal: House burglary on Earswick Chase

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North Yorkshire Police are requesting information from anyone who may have in formation about a burglary which happened on Earswick Chase in York between Saturday 25 January 2020 and Friday 31 January 2020 The offenders gained access at the rear of the property where the patio door was smashed setting off the alarm. Items taken […]